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Posted on: November 10, 2020

City Reminds Citizens of Street Maintenance Parking Restrictions

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The City of Portland is reminding citizens who live or park on the peninsula that compliance with overnight (and in some areas daytime) street maintenance parking restrictions is crucial. Street sweeping operations and regulations have been in effect sinc...

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Posted on: November 4, 2020

Road work at Franklin Street at Marginal Way Continues - Monday, November 16th

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Monday, November 16, 2020, the right hand turn lane at the corner of Marginal Way and Franklin Street will be closed to allow for catch basin work.  This here will most likely will cause traffic delays. Work will be starting at 7am to 5pm.&nb...

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Posted on: October 29, 2020

Utility Work to Cause Potential Delays on Congress Street

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Neuco, an utility company of distribution of natural gas, will be working on Congress Street beginning, Monday, November 2, 2020 and continuing to Friday, November 13, 2020.

Please be advised of potential traffic delays on Congress Street between Chestnut ...

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Posted on: October 22, 2020

Sidewalk Reconstruction Project on High Street

Starting on Monday, October 26, 2020 (weather permitting), the Portland Department of Public Works will begin a sidewalk reconstruction project on the east side of High Street. The project will take place near the intersection with York Street to the inte...
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Posted on: October 7, 2020

HOLIDAY TRASH COLLECTION UPDATE

The City Fiscal 2021 budget was passed.  Starting Monday, October 12, 2020 ONLY TRASH will be collected on Holidays.  The crews will be out working, but not collecting recycling to help conserve costs for the City.  Please hold ...

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Posted on: October 6, 2020

West Commercial Street Storm Drain Improvements Project

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The Portland Department of Public Works would like to inform you regarding an upcoming storm drain project on West Commercial Street in Portland.

The project was successfully bid and the construction contract has been awarded to Gorham Sand & Gravel at...

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Posted on: September 29, 2020

Portland Parking Alert: Street Maintenance Signs Back in Effect Oct 1

PARKING ALERT

Reminder from the City’s Parking Division and Department of Public Works that effective October 1, the Street Maintenance signs on streets will be back in effect. These restrictions are in effect from October 1 through May 31, except for area 3 ...

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Posted on: September 24, 2020

TRAFFIC ALERT: India Street Paving

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The Maine Department of Transportation (MDOT) is scheduled to pave India Street between Congress Street and Commercial Street. On Friday, September 25. ADA ramp work will continue for the next 2-3 weeks as bricks are set at each ramp.

Residents should expe...

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Posted on: August 17, 2020

Public Meeting - Fox Street Parking Change

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The City of Portland’s Department of Public Works (DPW) is seeking City Council approval to eliminate on‐street parking on the north side of Fox Street (approximately 13 spaces), between Anderson Street and Washington Avenue, in an effort to add...

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Posted on: May 28, 2020

Warren Avenue Storm Drain Replacement Project

The project was successfully bid and the construction contract has been awarded to D&C construction at a contract price of $1,412,600.00. The contractor will begin mobilizing to the site the first week of June with construction anticipated to begin th...

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Posted on: April 21, 2020

TRAFFIC ALERT: I-295 Bridge Work to Begin

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The Maine Department of Transportation will be repairing bridge joints on the southbound side of I-295 in Portland. The work will begin on Monday, April 20th and will involve extended lane and ramp closures on the interstate. We plan to finish this work b...

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Posted on: December 1, 2019

City Reminds Residents of Winter Storm Operations Information

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In advance of what appears to be the first significant snow storm of the season, the City would like to remind residents of winter storm operations information. The Department of Public Works is ready for the winter storm season, in which they care for mo...

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Posted on: December 21, 2018

Public Input Sought for City's Integrated Water Resources Management Plan

NEWS ALERT

The Portland Department of Public Works Water Resources Division is holding its first public information meeting for the City’s Integrated Water Resources Management Plan on Thursday, January 9, beginning at 5:30 p.m., at the DPW Training Room at 250 Canc...

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